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JWA Dubai unveils inaugural panel of judges

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - In line with its goal of recognising the growing importance of the gemstone and jewellery trade in the Middle East, JWA Dubai has named the judges fo...

Austrian parliament to vote on universal vaccine mandate

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's parliament is due to vote Thursday on introducing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for adults, the first of its kind in Europe. The mandate drawn up by the governme...

Taiwan judge relieves children of legal obligation to support abusive father

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man's demands for his two children to fulfill their filial responsibility and support him financially was denied after a Taitung court confirmed his children’s...

Timeline of events since George Floyd's arrest and death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25, 2020 — Minneapolis police officers ...

Jury selection to start in federal trial over Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in the federal trial for three former Minneapolis police officers who are charged with violating George Floyd's constitutional rights w...

Otto Warmbier's parents to get $240K seized from North Korea

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who died after being imprisoned by North Korea and released by the country in a coma in 2017, should receive $240,300 seized from a North K...

Spears case drives California bid to limit conservatorships

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Disability rights activists and advocates for Britney Spears backed a California proposal Wednesday to provide more protections for those under court-ordered conservatorships...

Chiefs' Poles has 2nd interview for Giants GM, Peters next

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Poles of the Kansas City Chiefs was interviewed for the second time by the New York Giants for their vacancy at general manager. Poles met with Gian...

Airman gets life in prison for death of Mennonite woman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Air Force airman will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping a Mennonite woman from northwestern New Mexico, fatally shooting her and leaving her body in the fr...

Suspect in Haiti president’s assassination extradited to US

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. authorities said Wednesday that a businessman accused in the July 7 killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was extradited to face criminal charges in Miami after he was detained ...

Judge won't expand media access for 3 ex-officers' trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a request by a coalition of media groups for greater access to the civil rights trial of three former Minneapolis police officers in George Fl...

Drew Peterson's hearing on murder conviction appeal delayed

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A hearing on a motion seeking to dismiss former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson's 2012 conviction for killing his third wife has been postponed until next month. ...

Grand jury indicts suspect in Indiana officer's slaying

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Indiana man Wednesday on charges that would make him eligible for the death penalty if he's convicted in the fatal shooting of a Terre Haute p...

Judge heard on video mocking lawyer removed from court

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois judge who made sexist comments about an attorney during a conversation in his courtroom that he did not realize was being broadcast live on YouTube has been removed from the...

New York AG says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, ...